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Public Notice – CARS, Community and Rural Affairs and Division of Disability and Rehabilitation Services



On or about January 10, 2021, Parke County and Child Adult Resources, Inc. (CARS) applied to the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and Division of Disability and Rehabilitation Services for a grant from the State Supplemental Coronavirus Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Program. This program is funded by Title I of the Federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. These funds are to be used for a community development project that will include the following activities: to address the needs for virtual or technology-assisted activities. The total amount of CDBG-CV funds to be requested is $200,000. The amount of CDBG-CV funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low-, and moderate-income persons is $160,000.


Parke County and CARS will hold a public hearing on February 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. in the Parke County Annex 1 Building, 110 E High St, Rockville IN to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed federally funded CDBG-CV project. Attendance may occur virtually or in person. Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact Jill Pastore at or at 765-376-7255. Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodation for these persons. Persons that wish to attend virtually must email Cyndi Todd at to request access to the link.


Information related to this project will be available for review prior to the public hearing as of January 10, 2022 at the office of Partnership Parke County located at 110 E High St., Rockville IN between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Interested citizens are invited to provide comments regarding these issues either at the public hearing or by prior written statement. Written comments should be submitted to Partnership Parke County, 110 E High St, Rockville IN 47872 no later than January 27, 2022 in order to ensure placement of such comments in the official record of the public hearing proceedings. A plan to minimize displacement and provide assistance to those displaced has been prepared by Parke County and is also available to the public. This project will result in no displacement of any persons or

businesses. For additional information concerning the proposed project, please contact Cyndi Todd, 765-569-0226, Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or to write to Partnership Parke County, 110 E High St., Rockville, IN 47872 or Jill Pastore (CARS) at